Science: Cable

The horse was to have vanished from the face of the earth at the advent of gas machinery. But the automotive industry is at a peak, and there are more U. S. farm horses than ever before. Similarly, it is natural to conclude that wireless communication is superseding cable lines. But, last week, the Western Union Co. manifested the continued vigor of its industry, spurred perhaps by radio competition, by landing the Newfoundland shore-end of a new New York-to-London cable costing about $4,000,000, that will be eight times as fast and efficient...

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